Equine Diseases and Resources

Horses are companion animals, working animals, sport animals and meat animals, providing important economics to a number of developed countries. In the United States, horses, ponies, mules, burros and donkeys total approximately 9 million. In less developed countries, horses serve as working animals essential for agriculture production and daily life. Horses also provide companionship, enjoyment and and performance to many people worldwide. The diseases listed here are some of the most important transboundary diseases of equines. Some of these are zoonotic.

Equine Diseases

Acariasis
African Horse Sickness
Amblyomma hebraeum
Anthrax
Avian Influenza
Boophilus annulatus
Boophilus microplus
Botulism
Brucella abortus
Brucella suis
Brucellosis
Chlamydiosis (Mammalian)
Coccidioidomycosis
Contagious Equine Metritis
Cryptococcosis
Cryptosporidiosis
Dermatophilosis
Dermatophytosis
Dourine
Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis
Echinococcosis
Ehrlichiosis
Epizootic Lymphangitis
Epsilon Toxin of Clostridium perfringens
Equine Encephalitides
Equine Infectious Anemia

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Resources and Information

Resources and Diseases by Species

Aquatic Animals Bovine
Canine Cervids
Equine Feline
Humans Non-Poultry Birds
Pocket Pets Poultry
Small Ruminants Swine